Caltrans announces scheduled work on Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced on Thursday (June 27) via email that it would perform scheduled work in Newport Beach at various locations on State Route 1 (SR-1), also known as Pacific Coast Highway (PCH). Barring any emergencies (which may include weather), daily closures are scheduled to begin on Monday, July 1 and will go through Wednesday, July 3.

The closures will be in place from 6 a.m.-4 p.m. on Monday, July 1 and Tuesday, July 2. In observance of Independence Day, closures will be in place from 6 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, with no scheduled work through Monday, July 8 at 10 p.m. The work will include underground electrical work. Updates will be provided as the work progresses.

Daily closures include:

–Northbound SR-1 #1 (left lane) from Jamboree Road to Bayside Drive

–Southbound SR-1 #3 (right lane) from Bayside Drive to Jamboree Road

Please obey all posted signs and traffic instructions for the safety of Caltrans crews and travelers.

Caltrans appreciates the public’s patience while this work is performed. Electronic changeable messages signs will notify drivers of the closure. The work schedule is subject to change due to traffic incidents, weather, availability of equipment and/or materials, and/or construction-related issues.

For more information and updates, you may contact the District 12 Public Information Office via email at, or on social media @CaltransOC.


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